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By Associated Press
A new report from the American Library Association shows that attempts to ban books in the U.S. surged last year to the highest level since the group began tracking book challenges 20 years ago. According to the study, most of…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
The wave of book bannings around the country has reached a level not seen for decades. So has the level of the response.
By Heather Hollingsworth, Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the state's attorney general have directed state agencies to investigate families who provide gender-affirming medical care for transgender children. Dr. Stephen Rosenthal, a pediatric endocrinologist and the medical director of the Child and Adolescent Gender…
By Amna Nawaz, Matt Loffman
The history of the Holocaust has been part of school curriculums for decades, but how much Americans really know about it has changed. That was brought to light this week when comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg made race remarks that…
A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting.
By PBS NewsHour
Around the country, school librarians are reporting an increasing number of requests from parents and politicians to ban or censor books available to children. Nadra Nittle, a reporter for The 19th, a non-profit newsroom covering politics, gender and policy, documented…
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